The Mastery of Innovation
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The Mastery of Innovation

A Field Guide to Lean Product Development

Katherine Radeka

  1. 265 pages
  2. English
  3. PDF
  4. Available on iOS & Android
eBook - PDF

The Mastery of Innovation

A Field Guide to Lean Product Development

Katherine Radeka

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About This Book

This book compiles the experiences of over 150 companies that have embraced the theories of Lean product development. It provides an integrated view of Lean as it is practiced inside successful companies today. Examples, case studies, and stories drawn from small, medium, and large companies in a variety of industries support concepts and provide opportunities for readers to see the concepts in action. Each chapter includes actionable recommendations to provide ideas on how to try the concepts out for themselves and their teams.

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Table of contents

  1. Front Cover
  2. Contents
  3. Acknowledgments
  4. Introduction
  5. Chapter 1 - Lean Product Development: The Mastery of Innovation
  6. Chapter 2 - Value and Waste in Product Development
  7. Chapter 3 - The Lean Product Development Benchmarking Study
  8. Chapter 4 - DJO Global: The Fundamentals of Lean Product Development
  9. Chapter 5 - Scania Technical Centre: A Pioneering Lean Product Development Champion
  10. Chapter 6 - Ford Motor Company: How to Revitalize an American Icon
  11. Chapter 7 - Buckeye Technologies: Lean Tools for Strategic Alignment
  12. Chapter 8 - Steelcase: Go-and-See New Customers to Open New Markets
  13. Chapter 9 - Philips: Comprehensive Lean Scheduling
  14. Chapter 10 - Novo Nordisk: Metrics to Drive Change
  15. Chapter 11 - Visteon: Knowledge at the Engineer’s Fingertips
  16. Chapter 12 - A-dec: Project Chiefs to Speed Decision Making
  17. Chapter 13 - Nielsen-Kellerman: Just Start Somewhere
  18. Chapter 14 - Vaisala: From Pilot Projects to Global Transformation
  19. Chapter 15 - Playworld Systems: How to Cut Time to Market in Half—Twice
  20. Chapter 16 - The Path of Mastery: How to Begin with Lean Product Development
  21. Epilogue: Just Start Somewhere, Just Do Something
  22. Appendix 1: The Mastery of Innovation Self-Assessment
  23. Appendix 2: A Guide for Book Study Groups
  24. Appendix 3: List of Participating Companies
  25. Appendix 4: Suggested Reading List and Other Resources
  26. About the Author
  27. Back Cover
Citation styles for The Mastery of Innovation

APA 6 Citation

Radeka, K. (2012). The Mastery of Innovation (1st ed.). Taylor and Francis. Retrieved from (Original work published 2012)

Chicago Citation

Radeka, Katherine. (2012) 2012. The Mastery of Innovation. 1st ed. Taylor and Francis.

Harvard Citation

Radeka, K. (2012) The Mastery of Innovation. 1st edn. Taylor and Francis. Available at: (Accessed: 14 October 2022).

MLA 7 Citation

Radeka, Katherine. The Mastery of Innovation. 1st ed. Taylor and Francis, 2012. Web. 14 Oct. 2022.